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uh huh... 20c, I find that hard to believe. ... 6,383 Views / 67 Replies  
uh huh... 20c, I find that hard to believe.

For the record I have a week 19. No problems since I've had it. Runs in the 55-60c range after the firmware update.
Posted by Draco, on Aug 28, 2006 at 06:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This does nothing for me. 1,521 Views / 20 Replies  
This does nothing for me.
Posted by Draco, on Jun 29, 2006 at 08:00 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine is still hot as hell. :( 1,025 Views / 5 Replies  
Mine is still hot as hell. :(
Posted by Draco, on Jun 29, 2006 at 07:57 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This is getting a bit out hand here, people. Go... 109,769 Views / 96 Replies  
This is getting a bit out hand here, people. Go outside, enjoy the weather. If you're losing sleep over how much thermal paste is inside your laptop, there are more serious problems at hand.
Posted by Draco, on May 23, 2006 at 02:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Forgot to mention a good technique that might... 2,765 Views / 40 Replies  
Forgot to mention a good technique that might save some people some trouble is to leave one of the factory installed chips in place so you can see how far in it should go for comparison.
Posted by Draco, on May 23, 2006 at 10:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Just wanted to follow up now that I've had some... 23,978 Views / 184 Replies  
Just wanted to follow up now that I've had some more time to cook this thing a bit. When running two HD Quicktime movies in a loop. It just about maxes out the cpu, and the temperature I reached was...
Posted by Draco, on May 23, 2006 at 07:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Installing new ram in Macbook 2,765 Views / 40 Replies  
Well I just spent a lot more time that I had anticipated installing two 1gb memory chips in my new Macbook. The amount of pressure I had to use to get these things seated was more than I was...
Posted by Draco, on May 22, 2006 at 10:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I believe that's the recommended ambient... 23,978 Views / 184 Replies  
I believe that's the recommended ambient temperature of the environment you're using the Macbook in. Nothing to do with the internal thermal specs.
Posted by Draco, on May 22, 2006 at 12:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Somehow I doubt Mr. Jobs would sanction unstable... 109,769 Views / 96 Replies  
Somehow I doubt Mr. Jobs would sanction unstable machines just to cut down on a little noise pollution. :hmm:
Posted by Draco, on May 22, 2006 at 12:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Rubbing alcohol and qtips... it will loosen up... 109,769 Views / 96 Replies  
Rubbing alcohol and qtips... it will loosen up and start to wipe off. No need for something harsh like a ruler or anything metal.
Posted by Draco, on May 19, 2006 at 11:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just happened to get my hands on a brand new... 23,978 Views / 184 Replies  
I just happened to get my hands on a brand new T60 Thinkpad at work today. 2ghz Coreduo/2gb of ram. I've been trying to beat the hell out of this thing (processor wise) to get some temperature...
Posted by Draco, on May 19, 2006 at 03:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, the fan kicks on, but I have to get really... 23,978 Views / 184 Replies  
Yes, the fan kicks on, but I have to get really close to the thing to hear it. Once I spend some more time with it, I'll share any new developments.

Btw, I don't know if anyone will find solace in...
Posted by Draco, on May 19, 2006 at 11:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
After only a few hours of using this beautiful... 23,978 Views / 184 Replies  
After only a few hours of using this beautiful device. My idle temps are arond 50-60c. Under load it hits 75c.

I'm not going to stress about it much unless the machine starts to exhibit problems....
Posted by Draco, on May 19, 2006 at 10:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I think this claim is just an isolated incident.... 15,542 Views / 188 Replies  
I think this claim is just an isolated incident. I got my Blackbook yesterday and the finish seems quite durable. Chill out people, there are always going to be a few lemons out there.
Posted by Draco, on May 19, 2006 at 10:28 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, came yesterday as expected. FedEx even came... 9,386 Views / 186 Replies  
Yeah, came yesterday as expected. FedEx even came back to my house for a second delivery attempt when no one was home in the morning. Kudos to FedEx. I've never gotten that kind of service from UPS....
Posted by Draco, on May 19, 2006 at 10:25 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Good lord, this just gets better and better! It... 109,769 Views / 96 Replies  
Good lord, this just gets better and better! It actually says that? :brick: My faith in whoever is sanctioning these practices is waning.

I'm going home tonight to fire up my blackity black...
Posted by Draco, on May 18, 2006 at 06:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
buhaha. that's insane! And rather disconcerting... 109,769 Views / 96 Replies  
buhaha. that's insane! And rather disconcerting considering I have a Macbook on the way :hmm:
Posted by Draco, on May 18, 2006 at 11:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
damn that was fast. From China to my door in a... 9,386 Views / 186 Replies  
damn that was fast. From China to my door in a day. :thumbsup: To bad I wasn't there this morning to sign for it. No matter, the Fedex hub is 3 minutes from my house, so I'll just pick it up tonight....
Posted by Draco, on May 18, 2006 at 10:24 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I ordered a standard black macbook. Mine said the... 9,386 Views / 186 Replies  
I ordered a standard black macbook. Mine said the 25th too, but I've already got the tracking number. I think they just provided those dates to cover themselves incase of any unforseen delays? I...
Posted by Draco, on May 17, 2006 at 02:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I thought I was going to have to wait until early... 9,386 Views / 186 Replies  
I thought I was going to have to wait until early June to get my black Macbook, but to my surprise it already shipped. I ordered it yesterday. Should be here Friday!

Provided Apple has enough...
Posted by Draco, on May 17, 2006 at 02:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I would suspect ram too. Take out the dimm and... 397 Views / 3 Replies  
I would suspect ram too. Take out the dimm and see how it behaves.
Posted by Draco, on May 4, 2005 at 01:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmm, the guy above said you can't do it over the... 610 Views / 9 Replies  
Hmm, the guy above said you can't do it over the phone, but I'm certainly willing to try if you say otherwise! Whatever makes my life easier, since I too have to transfer an Applecare plan to the new...
Posted by Draco, on Jul 30, 2004 at 10:50 AM, in Marketplace
No one knows how to fix this? I need to be able... 562 Views / 2 Replies  
No one knows how to fix this? I need to be able to share my files, but this permission thing is really unsettling.
Posted by Draco, on Dec 14, 2003 at 08:21 PM, in Mac OS X
Windows File Sharing 562 Views / 2 Replies  
I have this service enabled on my Powerbook (Panther) and by default it seems to allow full access to everything in my /home/user directory!? How do I restrict it to read only access? It's very...
Posted by Draco, on Dec 14, 2003 at 05:58 PM, in Mac OS X
My 10 second impression of the 20" iMac 739 Views / 0 Replies  
I was at CompUSA today, and it looks like they had just put out a new 20" iMac. I have a 12" Powerbook... so Im not sure I can really compare, but the display was really impressive. Great, even...
Posted by Draco, on Dec 2, 2003 at 12:41 AM, in Mac Desktops
Oh yeah, and I love my iPod too. I've had the... 1,366 Views / 15 Replies  
Oh yeah, and I love my iPod too. I've had the 10gb for over a year and it's proven to be worth every penny.
Posted by Draco, on Nov 28, 2003 at 01:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I love... 1,366 Views / 15 Replies  
my 12" Powerbook. And I love Panther.

I want a G5... what has happened to me :( I've been a die-hard PC user for years.

If Apple could only harness the gaming support that the PC community...
Posted by Draco, on Nov 27, 2003 at 05:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ah ha! I need to pay closer attention. I have a... 634 Views / 7 Replies  
Ah ha! I need to pay closer attention. I have a Sept 03 Powerbook. At least I have an answer, thank you.
Posted by Draco, on Oct 29, 2003 at 12:11 PM, in Applications
I've found that it doesn't crash if I log in as a... 817 Views / 11 Replies  
I've found that it doesn't crash if I log in as a different user. So there must be a way to set the Desktop and Screensaver settings back to the default for my regular user?

I imagine it's...
Posted by Draco, on Oct 28, 2003 at 07:48 PM, in Mac OS X
I did do a clean install :brick: 634 Views / 7 Replies  
I did do a clean install :brick:
Posted by Draco, on Oct 28, 2003 at 07:01 PM, in Applications
Potential bug with Safari/Quicktime and iChat 288 Views / 0 Replies  
While playing an MP3 through Safari's Quicktime plugin, and then trying to initiate an audio chat with an iChat buddy locked up the machine. The mouse was still active, but would not respond to any...
Posted by Draco, on Oct 28, 2003 at 11:39 AM, in Mac OS X
Anyone else have an input on this error I'm... 634 Views / 7 Replies  
Anyone else have an input on this error I'm getting? According to Alsoft, I should still be able to boot disk warrior from the CD :(
Posted by Draco, on Oct 28, 2003 at 12:09 AM, in Applications
Uh isn't this new? Kinda of a significant if you... 740 Views / 9 Replies  
Uh isn't this new? Kinda of a significant if you ask me.

Then again, maybe it's not new...


"Set up a home theater by hooking up your S/PDIF-format sound device to take advantage of enhanced...
Posted by Draco, on Oct 26, 2003 at 07:34 PM, in Applications
No one else? :err: 817 Views / 11 Replies  
No one else? :err:
Posted by Draco, on Oct 26, 2003 at 04:06 PM, in Mac OS X
The error message is displayed in several... 634 Views / 7 Replies  
The error message is displayed in several languages, so maybe that is it? Although I'm fairly new to OS X, so it means nothing to me.

How do I reset the "Open Firmware" ?
Posted by Draco, on Oct 26, 2003 at 09:05 AM, in Applications
Booting DiskWarrior 3 and Panther 634 Views / 7 Replies  
If I boot my DW3 cd on my laptop which has Panther installed, each time it gives me a screen saying I must reboot.. over and over. There is also a FF:FF:FF:FF:FF at the bottom of this notice.
...
Posted by Draco, on Oct 26, 2003 at 01:24 AM, in Applications
I'm new to OS X. Not sure what you mean by... 817 Views / 11 Replies  
I'm new to OS X. Not sure what you mean by that... :hmm:
Posted by Draco, on Oct 24, 2003 at 08:55 PM, in Mac OS X
Can anyone reproduce this? Try specifying a... 817 Views / 11 Replies  
Can anyone reproduce this? Try specifying a wallpaper image from a different folder, I think that's when mine first crashed, now it won't let me access the "Deskstop and Screen saver" settings at all.
Posted by Draco, on Oct 24, 2003 at 02:38 AM, in Mac OS X
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Posted by Draco, on Oct 19, 2003 at 03:05 AM, in Mac OS X
Panther Bug? Can't access Desktop & Screensaver Settings :( 817 Views / 11 Replies  
All of a sudden every time I try to open the "Desktop and Screensaver Settings" from the system preferences is dumps.

I've only had my Powerbook about a week, and nothing else has given me a...
Posted by Draco, on Oct 18, 2003 at 10:08 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm leaning towards picking up a copy of Reason.... 698 Views / 13 Replies  
I'm leaning towards picking up a copy of Reason. Is there any other additinal hardware that would be required or recommended to author music? I know a midi keyboard and a good set of monitors would...
Posted by Draco, on Oct 17, 2003 at 01:52 PM, in Applications
This is all fine and dandy, but what is this... 4,575 Views / 61 Replies  
This is all fine and dandy, but what is this going to accomplish? :)
Posted by Draco, on Oct 16, 2003 at 05:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I've been trying to read up a lot about Disk... 1,233 Views / 33 Replies  
I've been trying to read up a lot about Disk Warrior, and I know everyone praises it, which is good, but it also concerns me. Do Apple systems really foul up that often to where ever Apple user...
Posted by Draco, on Oct 13, 2003 at 07:43 PM, in Applications
Comments on my new PB 12" 465 Views / 1 Replies  
So I got my rev. B PB 12" on Tuesday. So far I really like it. I'm really falling for OS X. It's my first Mac.

The machine is very well constructed. There are a few minor quirks, although some...
Posted by Draco, on Oct 10, 2003 at 01:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Holy hell you Apple people are anal :) I... 534 Views / 4 Replies  
Holy hell you Apple people are anal :)

I just got my firt Apple, also a 12" PB. There is very slight movement of the screen when it's closed, but the thing is still 10x's better constructed then...
Posted by Draco, on Oct 7, 2003 at 10:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeee! Just got mine this morning. FedEX came... 14,906 Views / 302 Replies  
Yeee! Just got mine this morning. FedEX came before I had to leave for work, so now I get to play with it! It's charging on my desk next to me. It's dead sexy. How pathetic, never thought I'd get...
Posted by Draco, on Oct 7, 2003 at 10:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Woowhoo! It shipped, my BTO order (80gb drive).... 14,906 Views / 302 Replies  
Woowhoo! It shipped, my BTO order (80gb drive). Currently in Taiwan, being shipped via FedEX.

I was certain I was going to get delayed again.
Posted by Draco, on Oct 4, 2003 at 12:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
HOw the F did you get your BTO 80gb order before... 14,906 Views / 302 Replies  
HOw the F did you get your BTO 80gb order before me?! I orderedd on the 16th!
Posted by Draco, on Oct 4, 2003 at 03:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I got the same thing, although I was told by the... 14,906 Views / 302 Replies  
I got the same thing, although I was told by the Apple rep to ignore it and that my order was boxed and waiting to be picked up by the shipper. I should receive a email stating it shipped tomorrow....
Posted by Draco, on Oct 3, 2003 at 07:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just talked to an Apple rep. I wanted to see if... 14,906 Views / 302 Replies  
I just talked to an Apple rep. I wanted to see if they could tell me if my BTO order was going to ship or not today. He said it was packaged, my card was charged and it would ship within the next 12...
Posted by Draco, on Oct 3, 2003 at 01:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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